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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Cloud and its products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

IBM Cloud Support Center (https://cloud.ibm.com/unifiedsupport/cases/form) – Use this site for any IBM Cloud defect or support need.

Stack Overflow (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/ibm-cloud) – Use this site for IBM Cloud technical Q&A using the tag "ibm-cloud".

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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Add "Create a support case" button at chat box

The support case need be opened when the issues or questions are not able to solve or answered during the chat. It takes time for supports or client to create case at ServiceNow. Adding "create support case" button at chat box will make easier to ...
12 months ago in Templates & Best Practises 1 Future consideration

Re-introduce a free limited time account for trial use

We have a problem. Since the demise of the Lite account, users who want to try out IBM Cloud need to provide credit card details. However, first, many people are put off adding their credit card details and second, many are being rejected, for rea...
12 months ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

API for IBM maintenance or outage events

We are a current IBM cloud customer hosting a webapp using IBM services. We have a monitoring platform that integrates with e-mail, slack, etc. that can send us alerts when our services are experiencing interruptions. As part of IBMs ongoing proce...
over 1 year ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Have a test page to allow clients to test ping and latancy to each datacenter

Something like https://cloudpingtest.com/digital_ocean which allow the client to see the basic network stats from its location to all IBM DC. And have all the information at glance, and not like the looking glass page, where you need to test manua...
about 1 year ago in Network 0 Not under consideration

Single tenant offering for Block Storage

Our customers need to use cloud storages exsculsively in the IBM cloud due to their security standard. Please enable us to use IBM Block Storage in a single tenant mode. We know IBM Cloud has higher security technologies for IBM Block Storage, but...
almost 2 years ago in Core Platform Services 0 Not under consideration

Usage Dashboard - Need to know the space cost

Under the usage dashboard, currently we can view the cost of the services and runtime for the organization. We need the ability to drill down to the spaces and find the cost associated with services and runtime under a space.
about 7 years ago in Core Platform Services 5 Not under consideration

AppID User API Query based on Date Created

We currently query the AppID User Management APIs to get a list of users to then write to our database. As there is not a delta field available we have to load all of the user data everyday. Instead I'd like to query for new users based on date cr...
over 1 year ago in Identity and Access Management 1 Future consideration

Reduce need to re authenticate when 2 factor is enabled

We are using 2 factor authentication to sign in to IBMs cloud. This is enabled both for the web ui and for the cli. Our team uses an authenticator app for the second factor. This authentication setup requires re-authentication too often. I am unsu...
over 1 year ago in Account Management 1 Not under consideration

Support Ticket Access Rights

We require a more granular access for IBM Cloud account users to be able to update/edit support cases they’ve been added to by the ticket creator but limited only to update or edit the ticket to which they’ve been assigned. They should not be able...
over 1 year ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Future consideration

Add Cloud Shell access with Trusted Profiles

Our client has decided to use Trusted Profiles to perform our logins in the portal of IBM Cloud as this way we don't need to have local users and this method is preferred over Dynamic rules. We have tried Trusted Profiles and many things work perf...
almost 2 years ago in CLI 0 Not under consideration